HUBERT T. WATERS, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Hubert Waters '25

Date of birth: September 6, 1902

Date of death: January 15, 1930

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1925 Lucky Bag:


Loss

Hubert was lost on January 15, 1930 when the plane he was aboard "missed the landing deck" of USS Saratoga (CV 2) near San Diego, California. Another officer, identified as the pilot, survived.

He was a member of Torpedo Squadron (VT) 2.

He earned his wings as naval aviator #3535 on October 11, 1929.

Memorial Hall Error

The Register of Commissioned and Warrant Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps of 1931 lists Hubert as a LT(jg); he does not appear on any promotion lists to Lieutenant.


Class of 1925

Hubert is one of 30 members of the Class of 1925 on Virtual Memorial Hall.